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Mulholland Drive – Aunt Ruth’s Apartment

In Mulholland Drive, Betty arrives to Los Angeles and is immediately hooked up with her Aunt Ruth’s apartment at 1612 Havenhurst – a swanky bungalow with a pristine courtyard (minus some dog poo) and a bonus of Laura Harring hiding in the bathroom.  In real life, this area is an actual residential area known as […]

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Mulholland Drive – Winkie’s on Sunset

Welcome to Caesar’s Restaurant in Gardena, California – definitely NOT on Sunset Boulevard like its Mulholland Drive alias “Winkie’s”.  Just a few blocks from West Compton, this greasy spoon serves up traditional diner fare.  I opted for the french toast and it was pretty good!  My brother had no complaints about the pancakes – but […]

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Mulholland Drive – Sierra Bonita Apartments

Mulholland Drive runs the gauntlet of visually striking scenes from  terrifying, erotic, and gruesome… but when sweet Betty and Rita go to look for Diane Selwyn at the Sierra Bonita Apartments, I always tense up with anxiety!  For us fans who’d like to see the apartments in real life, you are in luck because they […]

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The REAL Twin Peaks Savings and Loan

Thanks to a fellow fan who had the filming notes from Episode 29, I was able to find the filming location for the Twin Peaks Savings & Loan.  Located in downtown Los Angeles in the basement of the former Los Angeles Stock Exchange, the building (as of Summer 2010) was being renovated and after some […]

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